Jun 08 2022

A Record Number of Gold Medals for Spanish Wines at Decanter Awards

As this prestigious competition, 22 wines from Spain received platinum medals, 92 received gold medals, and 789 took home silver medals

The results are in from the very prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards. The results offer wine lovers and sector professionals a definitive guide to the wine world as the competition is indubitably the largest and most influential of its kind. This year, Spain performed spectacularly, taking home the highest number of gold medals in its history.

In the best in show category, six Spanish wines took home accolades, including Mazas Roble, from Bodegas Mazas; Classica Rosado, from Hacienda López de Haro; Imperial Autor from Bodegas Cornelio Dinastía; 30 Years Old V.O.R.S Palo Cortado Sherry NV from Bodegas Lustau; Le Naturel Lakar, from Aroa Bodegas; and El Corral Cremat Brut Nature Penedès 2011, from Albet I Noya.

In the platinum category, 22 wines from Spain were recognized. They included Agramont Graciano, from Bodegas Agronavarra; Vacamulo, from Diego Rodriguez; and Finca Los Hoyales, from Cruz de Alba.

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An impressive 92 wines took home gold medals, including Dorado Dulce, from Bodegas de Alberto; Tempranillo Blanco, from Rioja Vega; Tradición Rosal, from Quinta de Couselo; and Tentiber, from Alicia I Josep Viticultores.

In the silver category, there were 789 wines distinguished with this medal. They were Munia Roble, from Viñaguareña; Tierra Alta de 2 Cotas, from Valduero; Rare Escuadrilla, from Lustau; and La Viña de Mi Madre Reserva, from Finca Albret, among others.

Lastly, in the bronze category, 1177 wines from Spain received a medal. This included Pita Finca La Bonera, from Viñedos Verderrubi; Laderas de Cabama, from Bodegas Valenciso; Viña Real, from CVNE; and Raltollo 24m, from Viñas del Ródan.

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